pine Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “pine” in the English Dictionary

"pine" in British English

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uk   us   /paɪn/
B2 [C or U] (also pine tree) an evergreentree (= one that never ​losesitsleaves) that ​grows in ​coolerareas of the ​world: a ​plantation of pines a pine ​forest [U] the ​wood of pine ​trees, usually ​pale in ​colour: pine ​furniture Pine is a ​softwood.
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adjective (also piney) uk   us   /ˈpaɪ.ni/

pineverb [I]

uk   us   /paɪn/
(also pine away) to ​becomeincreasinglythin and ​weak because of ​unhappiness, ​especially after the ​death of a ​lovedperson: Carter ​died in 1904 after an ​accident and Leno pined away and ​died six ​monthslater.
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(Definition of pine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pinenoun [C/U]

 us   /pɑɪn/

pine noun [C/U] (TREE)

an ​evergreentree that has ​thinleaves like ​needles and that ​grows in ​coolnorthernregions, or the ​wood of these ​trees

pineverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /pɑɪn/

pine verb [I always + adv/prep] (DESIRE)

to ​stronglydesire esp. something that is ​difficult or ​impossible to ​obtain: Bradley pined for his ​wife, who was ​far away.
(Definition of pine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pine”
in Korean 소나무…
in Arabic شَجرة الصَنَوْبَر…
in Malaysian pokok pain, kayu pain…
in French pin, (de) pin…
in Russian сосна, сосновая древесина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 松樹, 松木…
in Italian pino…
in Turkish çam ağacı, çam kerestesi…
in Polish sosna…
in Spanish pino…
in Vietnamese cây thông, gỗ thông…
in Portuguese pinheiro…
in Thai ต้นสน, ไม้สน…
in German die Kiefer, das Kiefernholz, Kiefern-……
in Catalan pi…
in Japanese 松…
in Chinese (Simplified) 松树, 松木…
in Indonesian tusam, pohon cemara, kayu tusam…
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